Librarian’s Share: Go on a Blind Date with an eBook

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By Joey Garcia, Infortmation & Technology Librarian at the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library Recently we spoke with Joey Garcia of the Robert J. Kleberg Public Library about a unique marketing idea they’re using to promote their digital library. The library has started promoting their “Blind Dates with an eBook” to area students as a… Read more »

OverDrive Streaming Video: the perfect gift for your users and staff alike

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist and avid believer in Santa Claus. I come from a family that believes in holiday traditions. As we’ve grown up things have changed, of course, but we make sure that we spend our favorite holidays together, embracing nostalgia and cheer. Chief among these traditions is how we spend Christmas Eve…. Read more »

5 easy ways to help your staff prepare for the holiday season around the library

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist The holidays are a busy time. We appreciate that you are likely running multiple seasonal campaigns and events while also dealing with staff taking time off. To top everything off, each holiday season leads to an influx of new users accessing your OverDrive materials which leads to increased… Read more »

Curated collection ideas to boost your circulation

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Adam Sockel is OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. We mentioned a few times how great curated collections are. They let you decide what to show off in your digital library site and they help circulate titles that may need some love. But “ugh”, it’s hard to come up with ideas for those collections! Let us help! Here… Read more »

6 Reasons why you should be using audiobooks everyday

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist. Here at OverDrive it’s no secret that we love eBooks. They’re the best way to make sure you always have something to read anytime, anywhere. We also have a fairly substantial obsession with audiobooks though, and for good reason! Audiobooks are perfect for enjoying your favorite authors on… Read more »